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WE54 Magnesium AlloyWE54 Magnesium Alloy

Magnesium Heat Treatable High Strength Casting Alloy

WE54 Magnesium alloy is a casting alloy which maintains its mechanical properties at high temperature (up to 300°C).

WE54 offers a high performance product for engineers who require weight reduction without compromising performance. The machinability of WE54 is excellent and the alloy offers similar corrosion resistance to aluminium casting alloys under salt spray conditions. WE54 is used commonly in Aerospace, Defence and Motorsport applications as a high performance, weight reducing material.

Key Features:

WE54 Magnesium Alloy is a high strength heat treatable alloy which offers good castability. The inclusion of Yttrium offers improved corrosion resistance and has generally excellent property retention.

Technical Assistance

Our knowledgeable staff and resident metallurgists will be pleased to assist you further on any technical topic. Smiths Metal Centres Limited also boasts an in-house UKAS Accredited Testing Laboratory which is unique within the multi-metal and plastic stockholding sector. We believe this underlines our total commitment to quality and our ethos of being the complete service provider.

Download WE54 Magnesium Alloy Datasheet

Typical Applications:

  • Missiles
  • Power systems
  • Aircraft engines
  • Motorsport
  • Electrical equipment
  • Engine casings
  • High performance applications
  • Gearbox casings


We offer WE54 Magnesium Extruded Alloy in bars. Our processing department within the Smith's Group utilises thirty power saws including fully automated magazine feed CNC rod blanking lines. We can economically cut your material regardless of the volume required.

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